Kids cookery
In the cooking demo tent
Make a delicious treat to take home and enjoy. Let our helpers lead you in some apple cooking fun made just for kids. Get your little ones interested in not only where and how the apple grows but also what tasty treats they can make with them too!

Times 11:45, 13:15, 14:45 & 16:45 
Saturday & Sunday
Rural Crafts & Facepainting
All the little members of the family (and big ones too!) can enjoy the free children’s rural craft activities. Make your own enchanting willow wands to take home. Our creative team will be on-hand to inspire children with crafty ideas in the kids' tent which will be lots of fun! 
Free face-painting will take place though the day, so get your face painted as a magical or frightening creature it’s up to you!

 Facepainting times 11:00 - 16:00
Carve a shrunken apple head
Carve a spooky shrunken head to take home for Halloween.

Get carving and create a scary face in your apple, hang it up somewhere cool & dark and by the time it's Halloween you will have a fantastically spooky shrunken head.

Apple fairy trail
Brogdale’s orchard fairies are back!
The orchard fairies have been out helping the apples and other fruit grow safely by keeping the naughty goblins away.

Find all the secret fairy doors around Brogdale Farm and you can win a prize from the fairies themselves. Discover the magical Apple Fairy Trail, follow the fairy’s map and find all the enchanted fairy doors to collect your prize.
Meet the reptiles
Step into the incredible world of reptiles with the reptile experience at Brogdale. Meet the snakes, pythons and lizards from the reptile rescue team. This wonderful exploration of creatures will leave you dazzled and intrigued and you will even able to stroke or to hold one of the reptiles too! 
(For a small donation)

FREE Bouncy castle
Take on the challenge of the bouncy castle pirate ship. Get bouncing and have lots of fun!
Apple Eating Competitions!
Get stuck into the tricky apple eating competition!
Use all your skills to eat the apples dangling from a string in front of you, hands behind your back and no cheating!

Adults can test their skill in our grown up competitions, running three times a day followed by the children's eating competitions! All with no hands of course! 
Longest Apple Peel Competition
Take the challenge to create the longest single piece of apple peel in one go.
Use Brogdale’s expert apple peelers and a steady hand to get the longest single piece of apple peel.
Animal corner
On the Festival Field
Meet the friendly animals in animal corner. Say hello to Carlos the happy & hairy Angora goat, meet the pigs, chickens and more.
Miniature Railway
small charge per person
Enjoy a magical ride on the miniature railway through Brogdale's fruit filled orchards.

The Faversham Miniature Railway is a permanent fixture at Brogdale and will be running all weekend. The 15 minute ride around our beautiful orchards is something not to be missed! The train can be enjoyed by all ages - all aboard!
Horticultural Machines
On the Festival Field
Get up close to classic and vintage farm machinery, tractors, steam engines and more.
Festival Games
On the Festival Feild
Have a go at giant jenga, tin can ally, scarecrow lassoo and more!

Get into the festival spirit with fun family games which are sure to bring out your competitive side.